§ Mr. Ashley
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what consideration was given by the committee which reviewed the Queen's Award to Industry to the proposal to institute a Queen's Award for employers with exceptional achievements in the employment of severely disabled people; what reasons were given for rejecting such a proposal; and if he will a statement.
§ Mr. John Fraser
I refer my hon. Friend to Paragraphs 5 and 6 of the report of the 1975 Review Committee on the Queen's Award to Industry.